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Local Government (Household Charge) Act 2011

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Number 36 of 2011


LOCAL GOVERNMENT (HOUSEHOLD CHARGE) ACT 2011


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

Section

1. Interpretation.

2. Meaning of residential property.

3. Household charge on certain residential property.

4. Exemptions and waivers from household charge.

5. Declaration of liability and payment of household charge.

6. Provision of information in relation to residential property.

7. Late payment fee and late payment interest.

8. Unpaid amount to be a charge on property.

9. Application for certificates of exemption and waiver.

10. Receipts, certificates and requirements on sale of residential property.

11. Forged and altered documents.

12. Care and management of household charge.

13. Delegation of functions of local authority.

14. Data sharing and exchange.

15. Offences.

16. Regulations, orders and directions.

17. Amendment of section 5 of Local Government Act 1998.

18. Expenses of Minister.

19. Amendments of Act of 2009.

20. Short title.


Acts Referred to

Bankruptcy Act 1988

1988, No. 27

Building Control Acts 1990 and 2007

Capital Acquisitions Tax Consolidation Act 2003

2003, No. 1

Capital Gains Tax Acts

Companies Act 1963

1963, No. 33

Companies Acts

Electricity (Supply) Act 1927

1927, No. 27

Finance Act 2001

2001, No. 7

Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1992

1992, No. 18

Interpretation Act 2005

2005, No. 23

Local Government (Charges) Act 2009

2009, No. 30

Local Government (Financial Provisions) Act 1978

1978, No. 35

Local Government (Sanitary Services) Act 1964

1964, No. 29

Local Government Act 1998

1998, No. 16

Local Government Act 2001

2001, No. 37

National Asset Management Agency Act 2009

2009, No. 34

Petty Sessions (Ireland) Act 1851

14 & 15 Vict., c. 93

Residential Tenancies Act 2004

2004, No. 27

Social Welfare (Consolidation) Act 2005

2005, No. 26

Stamp Duties Consolidation Act 1999

1999, No. 31

Tax Acts

Taxes Consolidation Act 1997

1997, No. 39

Value-Added Tax Consolidation Act 2010

2010, No. 31

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Number 36 of 2011


LOCAL GOVERNMENT (HOUSEHOLD CHARGE) ACT 2011


AN ACT TO REQUIRE THE OWNERS OF CERTAIN RESIDENTIAL PROPERTIES TO PAY AN ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD CHARGE IN RESPECT OF EACH SUCH PROPERTY TO THE LOCAL AUTHORITY IN WHOSE FUNCTIONAL AREA THE RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY IS SITUATED; TO REQUIRE THE FURNISHING OF INFORMATION RELATING TO EACH SUCH PROPERTY TO ENABLE THE PREPARATION OF A DATABASE OF RESIDENTIAL PROPERTIES IN THE STATE; TO AMEND THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT 1998; TO AMEND THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT (CHARGES) ACT 2009; AND TO PROVIDE FOR RELATED MATTERS.

[19th December, 2011]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS: